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Fundraising with Confidence

POR Eden Stiffman, Maria Di Mento, Emily Haynes, Debra E. Blum, Michael Theis EM 18/08/2020 As Covid-19 continues to impact the world in unprecedented ways, the nonprofit sector has quickly ad...
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Impact Investing: an introduction

POR " Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors" EM 11/06/2020 This guide is part of the Philanthropy Roadmap series and is expressly written for donors who may wi...
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When, Who, and How to Ask for Feedback from Your Partners

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 19/05/2020 Grantmaking is a partnership, and you can’t know how effective a partnership is if you aren’t ta...
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Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Tools and Resources for Grantmakers

POR Ford Foundation EM 17/05/2020 At the Ford Foundation, we believe a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critica...
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The Funding Landscape: Nonprofit Perspectives on Current Issues in Philanthropy

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 10/05/2020 The nonprofit perspective is an essential one for philanthropic funders to consider when it comes to...
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What Makes an Effective Advocacy Organization: A Framework for Determining Advocacy Capacity

POR TCC Group|California Endowment, The EM 03/05/2020 In an effort to develop frameworks and methodologies to be able to meaningfully evaluate policy chan...
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The Philanthropy Framework

POR Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors EM 02/05/2020 Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has released The Philanthropy Framework, a tool for analysis and p...
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Towards A More Responsive Philanthropy: Grantmaking For Racial Equity And LGBTQ Justice

POR Funders for LGBTQ Issues EM 02/05/2020 In 2007, Funders for LGBTQ Issues (Funders) launched its LGBTQ Racial Equity Campaign, a multi-year ...
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Understanding & Sharing What Works: The State of Foundation Practice

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 02/05/2020 The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) surveyed private and community foundation leaders regard...
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What You Need to Know: Comparing Grantmaking Strategies

POR Council on Foundations EM 02/05/2020 There are many different strategies when it comes to grantmaking, and it’s difficult to know which...
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Who Decides: How Participatory Grantmaking Benefits Donors, Communities, and Movements

POR The Lafayette Practice EM 02/05/2020 The Lafayette Practice (TLP) conducted research and interviews to analyze and compare the practices ...
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Effective giving: using data to inform philanthropy

POR Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC)|Powered by Data EM 02/05/2020 This brief is the first in a series of learning materials on data and evidence-based grantmaking cre...
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Grantmakers and Governments: The Possibilities of Partnership

POR Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) EM 02/05/2020 This Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) publication explores the potential opportunities for p...
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The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Toolkit for Consultants to Grantmakers

POR National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers EM 02/05/2020 This toolkit consists of key resources recommended by leading experts whose work focuses on diversit...
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Crucial Donors: How Major Individual Givers Can Best Support Nonprofits

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 02/05/2020 Based on survey responses from 198 nonprofit CEOs on CEP’s <em>Grantee Voice </em>pa...
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Governance and Grantmaking: Approaches to achieve greater diversity, equity and inclusion

POR Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) EM 02/05/2020 As a first step to assisting foundations with their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) journey, P...
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Engaging Boards and Trustees in Strategic Learning

POR Foundation Strategy Group (FSG)|Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 02/05/2020 Effecting social change in a rapidly changing political environment and an increasingly interconnect...
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Emerging Information and Reporting Issues for Grantmaking Foundations

POR Carleton University EM 02/05/2020 Information and reporting issues are most present than ever in an accountability context and grantma...
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Collaboration between Canadian grantmaking foundations: the expression of an increasingly ambitious and strategic philanthropic sector?

POR Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research EM 02/05/2020 This article critically discusses the practice of foundation collaboration in Canada and describes t...
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Finding Your Focus in Philanthropy

POR Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors|Philanthropy Roadmap EM 02/05/2020 Many people come to philanthropy with their focus fully formed. They know what issues they want to t...
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Giving in Challenging Times

POR Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors EM 02/05/2020 In 2008, in the wake of the global financial crisis, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) publis...
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Making Change Happen: Creating an Outcome-Based Strategy

POR Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors EM 02/05/2020 Planning for a philanthropic journey starts with identifying the destination. In other words, donors...
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Big Philanthropy Faces a Reckoning, Too

POR The Nation EM 30/04/2020 It’s time to challenge philanthropists and their foundations to open up their grant-making decisio...
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Fit for the future: Can we emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis?

POR Alliance Magazine EM 28/04/2020 Civil society was not ready for COVID-19. In this, the first of a series of articles aiming to asses...
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Smarter Grantmaking Practices During—and Beyond—COVID-19

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 15/04/2020 As a community of grantmakers advocating for philanthropy to put nonprofits and communities at the c...
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Are foundations equipped to help nonprofits survive the pandemic?

POR Candid EM 14/04/2020 With close to 100,000 active foundations and collective annual giving of nearly $87 billion, America...
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Leadership in a Time of Crisis

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) EM 14/04/2020 What does good leadership in crisis look like? In this time of unprecedented challenge related to CO...
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10 Innovations in Global Philanthropy: Concepts Worth Spreading in the UK

POR New Philanthropy Capital EM 10/04/2020 Philanthropy has never been so important to address the complex social and environmental issues we f...
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2020 Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems

POR Tech Impact Idealware|Grantbook|Peak Grantmaking EM 10/04/2020 This fifth edition of the <em>Consumers Guide</em> reviews 14 of the most widely used gr...
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21st-Century Community Foundations: A Question of Geography and Identity

POR GrantCraft EM 10/04/2020 In this “Leadership Series” paper, Emmett Carson, CEO and president of Silicon Valley Community ...
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An Introductory Guide to Grantmaking

POR Philanthropy Australia EM 10/04/2020 Philanthropy in Australia has grown enormously since the year 2000, due to a combination of factors ...
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Being the change: 12 ways foundations are transforming themselves to transform their impact

POR Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) EM 10/04/2020 <p class=”font_9″>To achieve meaningful impact at scale, many foundations are aimi...
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Assessing the How of Grantmaking: Basic Questions and Critical Indicators

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 10/04/2020 Grantmaking includes three primary components: what, who, and how. As grantmakers, most of us pay at...
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Building Collaboration From the Inside Out

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 10/04/2020 This publication focuses on the internal conditions and environments that enable successful projects...
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CEP’s Definition of Philanthropic Effectiveness

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 10/04/2020 Philanthropy can take on pressing challenges that other actors in society cannot, or will not. Given...
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Collaborating for a cause: how cause-related networks can lead to more and better philanthropic giving

POR NPC EM 10/04/2020 Many philanthropists strive to be more strategic and effective in how they address social problems. ...
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Courage in Practice: 5 Principles for Peak Grantmaking

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 10/04/2020 For philanthropy to realize its potential, PEAK Grantmaking is helping members to move from talk to ...
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Daring to invest: how the early childhood initiative’s attitude towards risk impacted Pittsburgh philanthropy

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center EM 10/04/2020 This case study was developed as one of five companion pieces to stories shared through the Pittsbur...
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Deciding together: shifting power and resources through participatory grantmaking

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center EM 10/04/2020 In this study, the autors look at why and how funders are engaging in participatory grantmaking and ...
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Donor Resource Guide: Funding Futures – Scholarships as Agents of Social Change

POR Ford Foundation EM 10/04/2020 This resource guide is intended to illustrate how scholarship programs can make higher education mor...
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Drowning in paperwork, distracted from purpose

POR Grants Managers Network EM 10/04/2020 It is no exaggeration to say that the current system of application and reporting has grantseekers a...
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Employing people with disabilities: lessons from Kessler Foundation’s Signature Employment Grants

POR Kessler Foundation EM 10/04/2020 From 2004 through 2019, Kessler Foundation has awarded more than $46.7 million to support national a...
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Frameworks for private foundations: a new model for impact

POR GrantCraft|Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors EM 10/04/2020 Philanthropy is evolving more quickly than ever with new societal challenges, new players, and new s...
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From words to action: a practical philanthropic guide to diversity, equity, and inclusion

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center EM 10/04/2020 As communities worldwide are becoming more diverse, they are increasingly tackling the realities of ...
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Funding Indigenous Peoples: Strategies for Support

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center|International Funders for Indigenous People EM 10/04/2020 This guide looks at how funders collaborate with and bring support to indigenous communities around ...
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Gather: The Art & Science of Effective Convening

POR Rockefeller Foundation|Monitor Institute|Monitor Deloitte EM 10/04/2020 This guidebook by The Rockefeller Foundation is organized around the most common building blocks of ...
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Gender Transformative Giving: the next phase in feminist philanthropy?

POR Women's Funding Network|True Child|Public Interest Projects EM 10/04/2020 Why should donors support gender transformative programming? This report makes the case that support...
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GEO Field Survey 2014: major trends in grantmakers’ attitudes and practices

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 10/04/2020 To document changes in the practice of philanthropy that support nonprofit success, every few years ...
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What it really takes to influence funder practice

POR Ford Foundation EM 10/04/2020 Philanthropists are increasingly combining forces to improve grant making. But what it takes to matc...
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Campaigns for Philanthropic Change

POR Ford Foundation EM 10/04/2020 This report features a collection of six case studies of initiatives to improve understanding of fun...
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Innovations in Open Grantmaking

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center|The Governance Lab (The GovLab) EM 10/04/2020 Innovations in Open Grantmaking seeks to provide inspiration and early proof of concept regarding in...
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Insight, Impact, and Equity: Collecting Demographic Data

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 10/04/2020 Grantmakers occupy a powerful space of privilege in the social change sector. As such, they have a u...
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Journalism and Media Grantmaking: Five Things You Need to Know and Five Ways to Get Started

POR Wyncote Foundation|Media Impact Funders EM 10/04/2020 This booklet is a starter guide for foundations interested in exploring how to make impactful journa...
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Learning Together: Collaborative Inquiry among Grantmakers and Grantees

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center EM 10/04/2020 Many grantmakers champion the idea of using evaluation to improve grantee effectiveness or advance a...
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Learning Together: Actionable Approaches for Grantmakers

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 10/04/2020 This publication takes an in-depth look at what it means to open our learning and evaluation practic...
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Leveraging Data And Technology For Healthy, Equitable, Sustainable Communities

POR Network Impact EM 10/04/2020 Organizations in the social sector are increasingly exploring and applying new technology for data a...
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Managing for Learning and Impact

POR King Baudouin Foundation EM 10/04/2020 Understanding there is a growing interest of foundations in Europe to evaluate the intended impact o...
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More than Grants: How Funders Can Support Grantee Effectiveness

POR NPC|Lloyds Bank Foundation EM 10/04/2020 Trusts and foundations are increasingly looking to become agents of social change themselves as well...
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New Perspectives, New Solutions: Funding Organising Led by Girls and Young Women

POR Mama Cash EM 10/04/2020 In order to increase awareness of the importance of funding girls’ and young women’s gro...
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Personal Estrategy: Mobilizing Your Self for Effective Grantmaking

POR GrantCraft EM 10/04/2020 Whether it’s introducing new ideas into your foundation or offering constructive feedback to a...
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Preparing to Deepen Action: A Funder Collaborative Finds its Way

POR Rosov Consulting|Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative EM 10/04/2020 The formation of the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative was the result of a p...
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Principles for Effective Education Grantmaking

POR Grantmakers for Education EM 10/04/2020 In 2005, Grantmakers for Education announced eight education grantmaking practices – drawn from th...
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Responsive vs. Strategic Grantmaking: Exploring the Options

POR Putnam Consulting Group EM 10/04/2020 In philanthropy, there is much written about responsive and strategic approaches to philanthropy. Wh...
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Saying Yes/Saying No to Applicants: Strengthening Your Decision Giving Skills

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center EM 10/04/2020 Most funders review more proposals than they can recommend for funding. Decision making about what t...
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Smart Money: Recommendations for an Educational Technology and Digital Engagement Investment Strategy

POR Jim Joseph Foundation|The William Davidson Foundation|Lewis J. Bernstein and Associates EM 10/04/2020 This report is the result of a co-investment and includes a provocative set of recommendations for t...
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Speaking Up! Foundations and Advocacy in Europe

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center EM 10/04/2020 European countries have very diverse traditions in philanthropy, and many foundations not only fund ...
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Supporting Grantee Capacity Strengthening Effectiveness Together

POR GrantCraft|Foundation Center EM 10/04/2020 The report discusses how funders approach building capacity with grantees through examples from foun...
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The Funder’s Guide to Investing in Volunteer Engagement

POR Leighty Foundation EM 10/04/2020 With UPS Foundation as the premier funder, the original version of this guide was developed in 2004 ...
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Black Grant Directors’ Roundtable: Lessons from a career in philanthropy

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 02/04/2020 Five grants management leaders offer on-the-ground testimony to the challenges of Black professional...
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How This Crisis May Upend Grant Making for Good

POR The Chronicle of Philanthropy EM 31/03/2020 As Covid-19 disrupts every aspect of our lives, the demands on foundations and nonprofits are alread...
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We Need a New Name for Grants Management Systems

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 31/03/2020 With the recent release of the 2020 edition of the Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems, we ...
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Trust-Based Philanthropy is Trending. What Will It Take to Sustain It?

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 25/03/2020 Last week, over 200 foundations signed a pledge calling upon philanthropy to loosen restrictions on ...
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Funders, the Time is Now to Talk Recession-Planning with Grantees

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) EM 11/03/2020 Most economists believe the U.S. economy will enter the next recession by the end of 2021. Though th...
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Relationships first, money after

POR Alliance Magazine EM 03/03/2020 Philanthropy can help restore the power and dignity of Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, but it...
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Designing Partner-Centered Grantmaking Processes

POR GrantCraft EM 13/02/2020 Human-centered design is on the rise within the social sector. Governments, nonprofits, and social e...
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Teaming up for advocacy: how to effectively use a collaborative to drive change

POR GrantCraft|Candid EM 10/02/2020 This guide captures the wisdom of philanthropic leaders who have participated in multi-party advocac...
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Getting Your Board on Board with Participatory Grantmaking

POR GrantCraft EM 03/02/2020 When I started talking to people in the UK funding sector about my fellowship, one of the questions ...
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A Call to Action: Philanthropy’s Commitment During COVID-19

POR Council on Foundations (CoF) EM 01/01/2020 The rapid spread of COVID-19 has created a global health and economic crisis that is testing every o...
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Understanding the organizational needs of our grantees

POR Ford Foundation EM 01/01/2020 A key part of our BUILD grants is the Organizational Mapping Tool (OMT), an open-source assessment t...
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Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Tools and Resources for Grantmakers

POR Ford Foundation EM 01/01/2020 At the Ford Foundation, we believe a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critica...
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Rethinking “Us” and “Them” in Family Philanthropy

POR National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) EM 01/01/2020 In the past few weeks, we have been inundated with information about how philanthropy can respond to...
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Greater Good: Lessons from Those Who Have Started Major Grantmaking Organizations

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 10/07/2019 To learn more about what it takes to effectively get a grantmaking organization off the ground, CEP ...
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How To Prepare For These 5 Grantmaking Challenges

POR Forbes EM 24/06/2019 Do more than ready yourself for the unexpected. We have been told for most of our lives to prepare f...
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Strengthening Grantees: Foundation and Nonprofit Perspectives

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 10/02/2019 Based on survey responses from 170 nonprofit CEOs on CEP’s Grantee Voice panel and 187 foundation...
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Trust-Based Philanthropy: An Approach

POR The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project EM 01/01/2019 The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project reimagines traditional funder-grantee relationships. They work ...
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Strategies for Giving More

POR Fidelity Charitable EM 01/01/2019 Fidelity Charitable gathered a few simple strategies to help people give more, make more donations, ...
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Open for Good: Knowledge Sharing to Strengthen Grantmaking

POR GrantCraft|Candid EM 10/12/2018 In this GrantCraft guide, grantmakers share how and why their foundations openly share knowledge as ...
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Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 10/09/2018 Various institutions have published articles and reports on topics such as the barriers to achieving...
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Donors: 5 Things Nonprofits Want You to Know

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 11/08/2018 The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) has collected candid, anonymous feedback over 15 years f...
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Culture Resource Guide: Overview

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 02/07/2018 After more than 15 years promoting grantmaker practices that support nonprofit results, GEO is convi...
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Three Guiding Principles for Funding and Innovating in the Social Sector

POR GrantCraft EM 01/06/2018 Almost a year ago I wrote about how open innovation can help create a new operating system for the s...
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9 Strategic (and Inexpensive!) Ways Funders Can Support Grantee Staff

POR GrantCraft EM 07/03/2018 Nonprofits tend to sink or swim based not on mission and funding alone, but on the talents of employ...
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Grants Management Professional Competency Model

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 01/02/2018 As a grants management professional, you need to be an expert in your work to help your grantseekers...
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Grant Reporting: The Current State of Practice

POR Peak Grantmaking EM 22/01/2018 Grant reports are a fact of life for funders and nonprofits. Generally structured as written narrati...
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Staying Connected: How Five Foundations Understand Those They Seek to Help

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 11/01/2018 <em>Staying Connected: How Five Foundations Understand Those They Seek to Help</em> pro...
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Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 11/01/2018 Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success sheds light on what const...
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It’s time to address power in philanthropy

POR Trust-Based Philanthropy Project EM 01/01/2018 It’s time to address power in philanthropy The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project reimagines traditi...
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Benchmarking Program Officer Roles and Responsibilities

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 11/08/2017 The role of the program officer at foundations is one of great importance. This is not news to the ...
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Time to Reboot Grantmaking

POR Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) EM 27/06/2017 Social sector organizations need a “healthy diet” of funding to achieve maximum impact, a concep...
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What’s Your Operating Capabilities Approach?

POR GRANTCRAFT EM 21/06/2017 This infographic is part of GrantCraft’s Leadership Series paper Frameworks for Private Found...
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The Future of Family Philanthropy: Predicting and Preparing

POR Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University EM 11/06/2016 There is little dispute that philanthropy is undergoing a profound change. Traditional foundation gr...
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Flexible Funding

POR GRANTCRAFT EM 21/03/2016 ...
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Sharing What Matters: Foundation Transparency

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 11/02/2016 To better understand transparency in philanthropy — both its meaning and the current state of ...
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Networks and Relationships

POR GRANTCRAFT EM 03/02/2016 ...
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Cultural Relevance

POR GRANTCRAFT EM 01/01/2016 ...
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Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2016

POR GrantCraft|Candid|Stanford Social Innovation Review|Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) EM 11/12/2015 “Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2016” is an annual industry forecast abo...
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What Mindset is Needed to Support Collaboration?

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 18/07/2014 Throughout history, social change has been possible only through the contributions and dedication of...
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Getting Inside the Story: Ethnographic Approaches to Evaluation

POR GrantCraft EM 11/07/2014 To get insight into a complex community, problem or process of change, sometimes you need to look be...
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What Roles Can Grantmakers Play in Supporting Networks?

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 07/03/2014 Grantmakers of all kinds care about tangible progress on tough problems, but we also seek harder-to-...
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What Are the Different Ways to Collaborate?

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 05/03/2014 In the nonprofit sector there are various forms of collaboration, ranging in formality, actors and p...
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How Can Grantmakers Support Movements?

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 05/03/2014 Today, many grantmakers recognize the role of social movements in advancing opportunity, well-being ...
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How Can We Be More Supportive of Nonprofit Financial Sustainability?

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 05/03/2014 Grantmakers can take a number of steps to ensure that the support we provide to grantees, and the po...
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Paths to Transparency

POR GRANTCRAFT EM 06/02/2014 ...
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Council On Foundations: Stewardship Principles For Family Foundations

POR Council on Foundations EM 11/11/2013 These principles, developed by the Council on Foundations, are guiding ideals that describe how fami...
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Conflicts of Interest: Safeguarding Your Foundation

POR Council on Foundations EM 11/10/2013 This statement of principles and practices outlines measures that foundations may take to improve tr...
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Foundations Moving On

POR GRANTCRAFT EM 16/05/2013 ...
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Evaluating Social Innovation

POR Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) EM 11/08/2012 The philanthropic sector has been experimenting with innovative grantmaking in the hopes of triggeri...
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Listen, Learn, Lead: Grantmaker Practices That Support Nonprofit Results: Executive Summary

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 11/01/2012 Identifies opportunities to strengthen grantmaking practices and extend grantee impact. Emphasizes a...
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Doing Good Today and Better Tomorrow: A Roadmap to High Impact Philanthropy Through Outcome-Focused Grantmaking

POR William and Flora Hewlett Foundation EM 11/01/2012 Describes Hewlett’s experience with implementing the outcome-focused grantmaking (OFG) process...
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More Than Grantmaking: A First Look at Foundations’ Direct Charitable Activities

POR Candid EM 11/01/2012 Presents the findings of a study that tracks the growing role of operating programs — or direc...
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Current Practices in Family Foundations

POR National Center for Family Philanthropy EM 11/01/2012 Analyzes survey results on family foundation practices in their legacy, vision, mission, governance,...
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Essentials of Foundation Strategy

POR Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), The EM 11/01/2012 This report identifies defining elements of strategic foundation leaders; characteristics of their p...
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The Nonprofit Marketplace: Bridging the Information Gap in Philanthropy

POR William and Flora Hewlett Foundation EM 11/01/2012 This report advocates for improving the supply of and demand for information and strengthening inter...
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Foundations for Civic Impact: Advocacy and Civic Engagement Toolkit for Private Foundations

POR Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest EM 11/01/2012 Offers guidance for private foundations on supporting grantees’ policy and civic engagement ac...
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The Power to Produce Wonders: The Value of Family in Philanthropy

POR National Center for Family Philanthropy EM 11/10/2010 Based on two years of research, this new report from the National Center for Family Philanthropy is ...
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Evaluation As A Pathway to Learning

POR Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) EM 11/09/2010 Informed by the work of the 2005 Evaluation Roundtable, this report examines current topics in phila...
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SEED Funds – A Powerful New Approach to Corporate Social Investment

POR Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) EM 11/03/2009 As multinational companies strive to become truly “global,” they have begun to see the s...
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The Evaluation of Capacity Building Grants: Key Learnings for a Successful Program

POR Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) EM 11/03/2009 Whether prompted by venture philanthropy, high engagement grantmaking, or a growing interest in nonp...
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Foundations and Public Policy Grantmaking

POR James Irvine Foundation, The EM 11/10/2008 Foundations trying to better leverage their influence and improve their impact increasingly are bein...
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The Power of Strategic Mission Investing

POR Stanford Social Innovation Review EM 11/11/2007 A growing number of foundations are offering low-interest loans, buying into green business ventures...